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Subject: [freeciv-data] Re: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: Draft for a new logo
From: Mathias Hasselmann <Mathias.Hasselmann@xxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 16 Jul 2000 03:10:28 +0200
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Reinier Post wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 15, 2000 at 05:27:49PM +0200, Mathias Hasselmann wrote:
> > Since I do not like the old FreeCiv logo I thought about a new one.
> > A draft of it can be found at
> >
> >
> >
> > I'd like to hear your opinions!
> In principle, I like it better; but it's Europe-centric 

Well, I have problems to find a useable historical map (you know,
the current projection style used for world maps is not that
old) and did not wanted to use a fantasy map. So if I had to
select a region - why not The Old World?

> and I'm not sure what you want to do with the background - 
> really leave it white?

I think I'll leave it: The current Gtk-Client scales the pixmap
which looks very bad on this logo. Therefore I will have to
hack arround in the code to disable this "feature". Since I
do not want to implement alpha channel operation nor want to
introduce new library dependency nor want to invent the wheel
again I currently have no clue about how to implement a structured

And beside that: I do not like *heavily* structured _backgrounds_...

But you are right, the current background looks a little bit
virgin like...

Thank you for you suggestions,
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